Peter Brigham MD
pmbrig at gmail.com
Sat May 8 14:38:17 EDT 2010
Can I look at what you've done? Sounds intriguing. Do you convert the
PDFs to JPGs automatically on the fly?
Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
On May 8, 2010, at 12:49 PM, Josh Mellicker wrote:
> What we do is turn PDFs into individual JPEGs and we've built a cool
> viewer that offers single and two page display, jump to any chapter,
> does a simple wipe on page turns, and even plays randomly chosen
> page turn sounds if you want, which strangely enhances the experience!
> We also allow controlled printing, bypassing the print dialog to
> prevent "printing to PDF".
> On May 8, 2010, at 5:09 AM, Peter Brigham MD <pmbrig at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for reminding me of the tempname, I'll end up using it.
>> Thanks to William & Jim for trying out the browser window technique
>> for displaying PDFs. I'll get busy trying these work-arounds.
>> -- Peter
>> Peter M. Brigham
>> pmbrig at gmail.com
>> On May 7, 2010, at 12:40 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>>> Hi Peter,
>>> Not really. We are probably doing the things that "other" apps do
>>> - we just
>>> don't see it. Similarly, we can't do things like play audio from a
>>> - not sure why but it may be that there always has to be some kind
>>> of file
>>> to be a buffer for the audio to stream properly without glitches.
>>> You should check out , if you haven't already, the tempName....
>>> On 7 May 2010 08:49, Peter Brigham MD <pmbrig at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> What I want to do is to import a PDF image into a stack as a
>>>> customprop. I
>>>> anticipate using this for sensitive documents that will need to
>>>> be contained
>>>> within a password-protected stack, and I don't want the files
>>>> left on the user's disk drive. It looks as if I'll have to store
>>>> the PDF
>>>> binary file as a customprop then delete the file, and then when
>>>> the user
>>>> wants to access the stored file spit the PDF out to disk on
>>>> demand for
>>>> viewing and printing using Preview, then delete the file from
>>>> disk when
>>>> done. Is there any other way? Can I print an image from a player
>>>> control? Or
>>>> even better, is there a Rev external that will convert PDF files
>>>> to an
>>>> importable image?
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